START’s Free Ride is Over

START’s Free Ride is Over

Funny how START is only now exploring funding options. They’ve been pursuing a utopian dream with little thought for efficiency. Actually, it’s more pitiful than funny. After decades of operation, they’re just now worrying about future sustainably. Most businesses, public or private, learn the importance of a funding model. They don’t have the luxury of ignoring their customers Here is […]

Must the Show Go On

Must the Show Go On

It was learned at press time that the proposed concert for South Park was called off due to scheduling issues with the band. Still, the reasoning behind the decision to allow the event in the first place is questionable. Noise, traffic and massive crowds were headed to South Park after our county commissioners approved what could have been the biggest […]

Consultant Nightmare

Consultant Nightmare

We live in a small mountain community. We talk with each other and know what others are thinking. Do we really need outside consultants telling us what we think? Local government has hired an unending series of consultants for over a decade now. Why? Why spend all the money? Is government really that out of touch? Here is the Other […]

Karns Improvement Plans

Karns Improvement Plans

Town of Jackson officials are addicted to growth; we all know that. When they’re not approving massive commercial development, hotels, apartment buildings, subdivisions, condos, restaurants and banks, they’re busy trying to buildout town owned properties. In addition to adding the 7,000 new residents in 2,800 new dwellings, they’d like to ‘improve’ our parks. Perhaps their most egregious park plan is […]

Neighborhoods Matter

Neighborhoods Matter

In groups, folks naturally look out for each other. If the group is your neighbors, ignoring them can lead to problems. Forcing unwanted change on the neighborhood will definitely ruffle feathers. Save Historic Jackson Hole supported the Raptor Center years ago, and when they recently asked us to weigh in again on their behalf, we did. They do good work. […]

2017 Progress Report

2017 Progress Report

Voters have repeatedly said they want a livable Jackson Hole. And in 2017 Save Historic Jackson Hole once again stood with them. First, we can report that our weekly “Other Side of the Story” articles continue to receive positive feedback. Originally we planned to run for just 6 weeks, highlighting news and opinion that is under-reported by local media. That […]